Dying to please : anorexia, treatment and recovery (Book, 2009) [Beloit College]
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Dying to please : anorexia, treatment and recovery

Author: Avis Rumney
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"With this second edition, the author, a recovered anorexic, draws upon her own experience with the disorder and with treatment, and has combined this with extensive research to produce a comprehensive account of the symptoms, causes and treatments of anorexia nervosa. It includes a directory of organizations for treatment of eating disorders and resources for information and referral"--Provided by publisher.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Avis Rumney
ISBN: 9780786443789 0786443782
OCLC Number: 316736635
Notes: Beloit College notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-186) and index.
Description: viii, 190 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Preface to the second edition --
Introduction --
pt. 1. Anorexia --
1. The paradox of self-annihilation in service of self-preservation --
2. What is anorexia and what causes it? --
What is anorexia nervosa? --
How prevalent is anorexia nervosa? --
What causes anorexia nervosa? --
Is anorexia an addiction? --
3. Uses and misuses of the Internet --
4. Disorders that may accompany anorexia --
Depression --
Anxiety and anxiety disorders --
Body dysmorphic disorder --
Bulimia nervosa --
Alcohol or drug addiction --
Personality disorders --
5. Some attributes of anorexia --
Perfectionism --
Competition --
Unresolved grief --
Immature sexuality and relationships --
Distortion of body image --
pt. 2. Treatment and recovery --
6. Understanding recovery --
What constitutes cure? --
Challenges in evaluating recovery --
The foundation of recovery : development of a coherent sense of self --
My journey towards self-development --
7. Approaching treatment --
Essential components in the treatment of anorexia nervosa --
Considerations in treatment --
Aspects of treatment --
8. Therapy for an anorexic --
Psychotherapeutic modalities --
Experiential modalities --
Psychopharmacology --
9. Therapy for families and family members --
Family therapy --
Therapy for individual family members --
10. 12-step programs --
11. Intervention --
Epilogue --
Appendix A. Treatment centers for eating disorders --
Appendix B. Resources for information and referral --
Bibliography --
Internet references --
Index.
Responsibility: Avis Rumney.
Local System Bib Number:
u272696

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Offers an account of the symptoms, causes and treatments of anorexia nervosa. This book covers the paradox of self-annihilation for self-preservation, the causes of anorexia, use and misuse of the  Read more...
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